Most stitch-required steering wheel covers will fit loosely around the wheel. If the steering wheel cover does not fit over the wheel, you’ve purchased the wrong size.
What size is my steering wheel cover?
Do steering wheel covers ruin your steering wheel?
Steering wheel covers are made to prevent damage to the steering wheel. However, steering wheel covers sometimes pose a greater risk to the steering wheel and the vehicle’s safety if made from poor quality materials.
How do I choose a steering wheel cover?
Consider picking a cover that fits your specific steering wheel dimensions. First, measure the diameter from one outer edge to the other. Then measure the grip circumference by wrapping the measuring tape around the wheel, similar to how your hand holds the wheel.
Are steering wheel covers all one size?
Not all steering wheel covers are the same. So you will need to measure your steering wheel before you purchase a steering wheel cover. The majority of the steering wheels are 14–17.5 inches (36–44 cm) in diameter. The individual covers will list the diameter and the thickness of the grip in the product details.
Are all steering wheels universal?
“Universal fit” steering wheels are made with a number of vehicles in mind – not just yours. Conversely, “vehicle-specific” wheels are made to fit a specific year, make, and model. Because of manufacturing economies of scale, universal wheels may sell for less than vehicle-specific ones of the same design.
Are all steering wheels the same?
What Makes Car Steering Wheel Size Different. A steering wheel for everyday use will usually have a diameter of about 14 to 15 inches. However, the steering wheel usually has a diameter of about 12.6 to 13.8 inches for racing cars.
Are fluffy steering wheel covers illegal?
Answer: Steering wheel covers are legal. A quick reminder though: It’s always the driver’s responsibility to keep control of the vehicle at all times, even if the steering wheel cover becomes loose.
Will a 15 inch steering wheel cover fit a 14.5 inch steering wheel?
Look for a cover that is sized to fit your steering wheel snugly. I recommend you look for covers that fit the steering wheel in a one-inch range. For example, if your steering wheel is 15 inches in diameter, look for a cover that can fit the wheel between 14.5 and 15.5 inches in diameter.
What is the standard steering wheel size?
A steering wheel for everyday use will usually have a diameter of about 14 to 15 inches. However, the steering wheel usually has a diameter of about 12.6 to 13.8 inches for racing cars.